Chapter 29. Manual Wheelchair Propulsion

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. L.H.V. van der Woude,
  2. H.E.J. Veeger and
  3. A.J. Dallmeijer

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch29

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

van der Woude, L.H.V., Veeger, H.E.J. and Dallmeijer, A.J. (2000) Manual Wheelchair Propulsion, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • wheelchair propulsion;
  • cyclic movement;
  • biomechanics;
  • angular displacement;
  • mechanical efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Research Strategy

  • Physical Capacity of the Wheelchair Athlete

  • Biomechanics of Wheelchair Propulsion

  • Vehicle Mechanics

  • Wheelchair—Athlete Interface

  • References